Partner, Lighthouse Advisors India
Mr. Sovak is a founding partner of Lighthouse Advisors, a leading mid-market, private equity investment firm, where he is responsible for all aspects of sourcing, underwriting and managing portfolio investments, as well as team and organizational development. Before founding Lighthouse, he was a Managing Director at W.P. Carey & Co. LLC, a NYSE-listed finance company, where he served in various capacities since 1994, including Chief Acquisitions Officer.
Mr. Sovak serves as a Director to Kama Ayurveda, one of India’s leading luxury personal care
brands; Tynor, an innovative manufacturer of orthopaedic and facture aids; as well as Fabindia, India’s leading ethnic wear retailer and purveyor of other home and personal care products which celebrate India’s uniqueness.
In his personal time, Sean is an Advisory Board Member to the Muktangan Education Resource
Center, which provides world-class education solutions for students of low income households; ARMMAN, a disruptive social organization using technology to improve the well-being of pregnant mothers, newborn infants and children until age five; and the Mehli Mehta Music Foundation, an organization expanding the awareness and availability of Western classical music in India. He has also served on the boards of the New York Philharmonic and The American School of Bombay in past years.
He received his Bachelor of Science in Economics from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, Summa cum laude.